GSE announces new staff for 2017



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Chandler Duff is a member of the Recruitment, Outreach, and Student Services team, supporting prospective and current students at the GSE. Her work ranges from assisting the admissions processing team, to directing student queries, to planning recruitment efforts like the annual GSE Open House. Additionally, Duff serves as the intake specialist for Continuing Education. In this role, she works closely with cooperative agencies offering graduate-level coursework for educators and supports students in these courses. Prior to her position at Portland State, she served as an AmeriCorps VISTA member in Eugene, Oregon. She graduated from Loyola University Chicago with two degrees, one in Spanish language and literature and a second degree in international studies.

Tammy Klupar supports multiple departments within the GSE. She is the department administrator for Counselor Education and provides support for the Curriculum and Instruction Department, with their full-time department administrator. In the summer, she supports the GSE’s licensure recommendation process. Klupar has an undergraduate degree in business administration from Southern Oregon University. She previously worked as a travel consultant.

Erica Soule provides support to current and prospective GSE students. Working alongside the ROSS team as the admissions and progression specialist for the counseling department, she serves counseling students from first questions through to graduation. Her other GSE-wide student support services broadly range from maintaining the new student orientation module to helping coordinate academic hooding. Soule has a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from Virginia Tech and recently earned a graduate certificate in teaching adult learners (PACE). She arrived at PSU after a long career as a training manager in the coffee industry.

Juliet Wilhelm is the new technology support specialist in the Technology Services Center in the GSE. She is a graduate of Lewis & Clark College, where she studied classical languages. She also worked at the school’s IT help desk for several years, in support of both undergraduate and graduate students. She has experience supporting students completing EdTPA portfolios.

Carith Wiseman is the development administrator for the GSE. She is in the Dean’s Office, where she works closely with the development director. Her position acts as a liaison between the PSU Foundation and the GSE, which means she assists with a large variety of duties, including scholarship and stewardship. Wiseman has a bachelor of arts in theater from San Francisco State University.